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Pre-College and Summer Programs Instructor

Reading, PA Campus, 1621 N 13th St, Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #698
Friday, March 17, 2023

Albright College, a liberal arts college in Reading, PA, is seeking Instructors for Pre-College and Summer Programs. The Pre-College and Summer Program division provides learners with focused educational experiences in a cutting-edge academic environment. Learners will be exposed to a wide variety of disciplines through research curricula, career/research presentations by experts, and mentored independent research experiences. Instructors for Pre-College and Summer Programs provide students of all ages with the opportunity to expand their academic skills base and develop research projects or ideas. Instructors will serve as teachers, mentors, and facilitators of Pre-College and Summer programs to include students of all ages from PreK to adult in Total Experience Learning® environments.

Essential Job Functions:

Pre-College and Summer Program Instructors are critical members of the Pre-College and Summer Program team and will be responsible for a variety of tasks and duties. Most importantly, instructors will be asked to provide an exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience for all students. Programs may be offered remotely or in-person according to College Policy. All Pre-College and Summer Program (PCSP) instructors will:

1.Attend introduction and training sessions as necessary that will introduce Total Experience Learning® methods and/or PCSP goals, logistics, and scheduling.

2.Supervise and mentor college student interns to assist with various Pre-College and Summer Programs.

3.Aid students of all ages in preparation for personalized applications of the Total Experience Learning® methodology and/or PCSP initiatives and/or professional development goals.

4.Plan and deliver Total Experience Learning® seminars to aid students of all ages in discovering their passions during PCSP initiatives and/or professional development.

5.Participate in PCSP meetings as needed to discuss implementation and/or feedback on various programming.

6.Other duties as assigned in PCSP initiatives.

Working Conditions and Payment

Pre-College and Summer Program Instructors will be responsible for all duties described above during programming coordinated by the Pre-College and Summer Programs department. Part-time hours will be scheduled according to instructor availability and need. Instructors will have the opportunity to “opt-in” to various programs when instructors are required. Instructors will not be scheduled without prior consent. Instructors will receive payment hourly based on hours scheduled for teaching in Pre-College and Summer Programs.



a.A demonstrated commitment to excellence in education; ability to develop, articulate, and champion a clear academic vision for Albright College.

i.Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to enhancing equity and inclusion within the team and across a culturally diverse campus while celebrating people of all statuses and identities. This commitment must shine through all job functions including but not limited to: campus wide training sessions, and daily interactions with colleagues and students.

ii.The college values its talented, diverse community and seeks to attract, hire, and support employees who consistently and actively embrace equity and inclusion. Albright College invites all individuals to apply and as an equal opportunity employer, we also encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and groups to apply for this position.

b.A demonstrated commitment to the continued excellence of the educational and scholarly programs and strong support for the small, liberal arts education, and commitment to global engagement and to diversity as an integral part of excellence.

c.Demonstrated commitment to building an inclusive and equitable Albright community, as described in Albright College’s Inclusivity and Equity Statement.


a.Strong, clear, and persuasive communication skills, both written and oral, with excellent public speaking skills and the ability to engage, influence and inspire all learners.

b.Confidence and knowledge required to mentor the youth and professionals of the community.


a.Demonstrated understanding of equity and inclusion and evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

b.Strong interpersonal skills and capacity for extensive networking with students and professionals.

c.Strong organizational skills and the ability to lead and manage complex projects.


a.Honesty, integrity, enthusiasm, and perspective; a strong work ethic, supported by meaningful response, commitment, and follow-through.


a.Ability to mentor and teach with demonstrated commitment to innovative and inclusive pedagogies.

b.Dedication to inspiring students and professionals of all ages in an academic environment.


a.Minimum Bachelor's degree, or related Industry experience

b.Preferred current PA teacher certification or Guest/Substitute Teacher eligibility through a PA substitute service

c.Preferred certificate in Total Experience Learning® methodology

Review of applications for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an application by clicking “Apply Now”. Cover letter, a minimum of two professional references and any other supporting application materials can be uploaded in one document along with the resume. Optional documents may be submitted can include: proof of education/certification, licenses, and letters of recommendation

About Albright College
Founded in 1856, Albright College is the oldest institution of higher learning in Berks County and one of the most economically and culturally diverse colleges in the country. Nationally ranked as a top performer for social mobility, Albright is home to about 1,600 residential undergraduate students from across the nation and around the globe, working together to cultivate integrity, curiosity, connection and resilience. Albright students are encouraged to cross or combine majors to create individualized academic programs, without taking longer to graduate. The college’s flexible curriculum, close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options are all designed to help students 
exceed their own expectations.

At Albright, we believe our differences make us stronger and empower us to better understand and respect one another in a just and fair manner. With this in mind, the college recruits, houses, educates, employs, supports and generally celebrates people of all statuses, identities and back
Ugrounds, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, religious or spiritual identity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, marital and parental status, veteran status, political affiliation and physical and mental ability. Albright College is an EEO employer, committed to inclusivity.  In alignment with this commitment, we actively encourage diversity in all dimensions among applicants for this position.  Read the college’s Inclusivity and Equity Statement online and learn more our demonstrated commitment to building an inclusive and equitable academic community.

About Reading, Pa.
Ranked a “Best Place to Live” and “Best Place to Retire” by U.S. News & World Report, Reading is a medium-sized city in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Albright College’s 118 acre campus is located in the city’s historic northeast College Heights neighborhood. Catch a concert in Reading’s 9,000 seat Santander Arena or get up close and personal in the historical Santander Performing Arts Center (built in the 1870s — only 20 years after Albright was born!) Start a new art project with materials like hot glass, paint, wood and more at the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, enjoy seasonal festivals or take a walk through West Reading’s artisan shops, restaurants and boutiques. See Pennsylvania’s spectacular autumn display from the top of Reading’s Pagoda, a kayak on Blue Marsh Lake, or from a scenic steam train ride. Or leave civilization behind with more than 125 miles of certified biking and hiking trails. The city of Reading is also home to the Philadelphia Flyer’s ECHL ice hockey team and the Philadelphia Phillies’ AA baseball team.

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  • Job Family As Needed
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Reading, PA Campus, 1621 N 13th St, Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America